X-Code 390: 1969 AMC Ambassador SST

For its 1968 model year, AMC began offering a trim package available for their Ambassador known as the SST, or Super Sport Touring, taking the luxurious aspect of the full-size car up a notch from the DPL level, which… more»

Solid Driver: 1971 AMC Ambassador Brougham

Tackling a restoration project is enormously satisfying, but it isn’t an undertaking open to every enthusiast. Lack of appropriate skills, workshop space, or time can make it unachievable, and some people walk away with their dreams of owning a… more»

Remarkably Preserved: 1971 AMC Ambassador Brougham

Over the years, I’ve come to admire American Motors even more because they really were the underdogs of underdogs against the mighty “Big Three.” They did quite a bit with very limited resources and didn’t blink twice about competing… more»

Red and Black Beauty: 1966 AMC Ambassador DPL

We’ve featured several well-preserved 1966 AMC Ambassador DPL’s (short for Diplomat) here on Barn Finds including this one. Last August, fellow staff writer Russ Dixon did a nice job of spotlighting this most attractive AMC and it sold for… more»

Folding Beds and Racing Glory: 1951 Nash Ambassador

Throughout American automotive history, there have been some very out-of-the-mainstream automobiles.  Many of these were from so-called independent makes.  Independent means not one of the “Big Three.”  One of the most distinctively out-of-the-box automobiles after WWII was built by… more»

No Reserve! Vintage 1972 Airstream Ambassador

The market for vintage airstream trailers has burgeoned in the last several years. Not only have RVs and trailers become a more popular way to camp, but cottage industries have also cropped up to serve renovators. The Airstream brand… more»

Potential Bargain? 1949 Nash Ambassador Super

And you thought that sitting around since 2020 had done a number on your rear end! The 1949 to 1951 Nash was reportedly the most aerodynamic car on the road at the time – at least for an American… more»

Back To The Future: 1951 Nash Airflyte

As did Chrysler with the Airflow of the 1930s, Nash also dabbled in aerodynamics in the design of their cars in the late 1940s. The 1949-51 editions of Nash automobiles were dubbed Airflytes though they looked something like upside-down… more»

Moving Upscale: 1966 AMC Ambassador DPL

The Ambassador was American Motors’ top-of-the-line automobile from 1957 through 1974. This was in the aftermath of the merger between Nash and Hudson. While AMC had focused on economy cars in the 1950s and early 1960s, their focus changed… more»

Sweet Survivor? 1971 AMC Ambassador

The Ambassador was a premium automobile built by American Motors from 1957 to 1974 over eight generations. Except for 1962-66, it was a full-sized car designed to compete with the top dogs at GM, Ford, and Chrysler. It began… more»

No Reserve 1968 AMC Ambassador

This 1968 AMC Ambassador is a tidy survivor that needs very little to take it to the next level. It is an attractive proposition for potential buyers, and addressing its few shortcomings would be a satisfying way to kill… more»

Parked For 20 Years: 1951 Nash Ambassador Custom

It is amazing how many cars we see here at Barn Finds that are real mystery machines. This 1951 Nash Ambassador Custom is a perfect example. It appears that it has previously undergone some restoration work, but it was… more»

82k Mile Survivor: 1971 AMC Ambassador

The Ambassador was AMC’s top-line automobile from 1957-74. It would hold the honor of being the longest continuously used car nameplate at that time. The 1971 models were part of the car’s seventh generation and competed with the Chevy… more»

American Motors Collection Up For Auction!

  Those of us who remember American Motors Corporation will recall names like Gremlin, Javelin, Matador, Pacer and Rambler… and even if you aren’t a fan of their work, you’ll appreciate the excellent condition of this collection, up for… more»

One Owner: 1965 Rambler Ambassador 990

The Ambassador was one of American Motors’ longest running nameplates, built from 1957-74. But it was previously a Nash product before Nash-Kelvinator and Hudson merged in 1954 to form AMC. This 1965 Ambassador is a one owner car being… more»

$200 Or Best Offer! 1954 Nash Ambassador Custom

The Ambassador would be the top-of-the-line Nash automobile for many years and as a Rambler after Nash and Hudson merged to form American Motors. This nameplate was used every year from 1932 to 1974, making it one of the… more»